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  1. OkCupid experiment may violate FTC rules on deceptive practices

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    Tue, 29 Jul 2014

    July 29 (Reuters) - OkCupid's disclosure that the popular dating website intentionally misled couples about their suitability could open it up to a U.S. Federal Trade Commission inquiry, according to lawyers and experts in consumer-protection law.

  2. 8 Realistic Questions About Herbalife's Very Strange Conference Call

    Headlines

    Tue, 29 Jul 2014

    that Barclays issued a 22-page report, trying to figure out just what the possibilities were for Herbalife at the end of the FTC investigation. Barclays concluded the most likely path was a slap on the wrist and some business changes that would only affect

  3. A few notes from Herbalife's Q2 CC

    Headlines

    Tue, 29 Jul 2014

    market, for example, by attracting a younger demographic into Nutrition Clubs. Mr. Johnson is highly confident that the FTC investigation into Herbalife's business model will have a positive outcome. He stated that 97% of the product sold in the

  4. Update: Safeway Shareholder Vote-Approval

    Headlines

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    quarter. The deal though still needs to be signed off by the Federal Trade Commission , which likely will require Safeway and/or Albertsons ..... companies are continuing to work cooperatively with the FTC . The deal consideration is for $32 cash plus a portion

  5. New Morningstar Analyst Report for Graco Inc

    Stock Reports

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    industrial, are already near peak levels.The FTC will require Graco to sell the recently ..... the powder finishing component, and the FTC should finally soon rule that Graco must ..... ultimate value the company receives for the FTC -ordered sale of the recently acquired

  6. Herbalife And The Inefficient Market Hypothesis

    Headlines

    Fri, 25 Jul 2014

    and regulation has been haphazard, as a recent SA article by Bruce Craig reminded us again, in the form of his letter to the Chairwoman of the FTC . We should not forget that Amway entered into a $150 million settlement in Complete Story »

  7. FTC commissioner warns on mobile health-data gathering

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    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 23 (Reuters) - Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill, speaking in Washington on Wednesday, expressed concern about the way apps on smartphones and mobile devices are siphoning sensitive health data, and how some of that information may then be shared with third parties.

  8. Skechers: 3rd Straight Blowout Earnings Report Coming Wednesday

    Headlines

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    negative. Why? We still believe the name "Skechers" draws a Pavlovian response from investors of "Shape-Ups". Lawsuits, FTC settlements for false advertising, operating losses, bloated inventories and embarrassingly bad ad campaigns all came from

  9. The FTC Should Take A Definitive Stance On Pyramid Type Offerings Rather Than A Case-By-Case Approach

    Headlines

    Mon, 21 Jul 2014

    Bruce Craig: Below is my letter to the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission on the subject of pyramid schemes. It is a criticism of ..... cited Koscot case actually discussed what I have asked the FTC to consider – a regulatory statement which can guide prospective

  10. Reynolds, Lorillard, And The Master Settlement Agreement Vs. Anti-Trust Regulators

    Headlines

    Thu, 17 Jul 2014

    Reynolds American has acquired the third largest cigarette manufacturer in the market, which occurred last time with a unanimous FTC vote. Many similarities exist with the prior acquisition. It All Begins With Menthol It appears that Hutsell found something

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